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Al Pacino


One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Salvatore Pacino. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 47 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Danny Collins (post-production)
Danny Collins
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Other Works:

Played Hamlet in "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare Off Broadway at Joe Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 22 Interviews | 29 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

That's right! That's right! We know the best feeling in the world is the one between the second and third martini. That was my deal. I just enjoyed who I became when I was drinking, so that was something hard to break. I became much quieter, and funny. I must say, that kind of thing came out. See more »

Trivia:

He is one of the eleven elite thespians to have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year. The other ten are Barry Fitzgerald Fay Bainter, Teresa Wright, Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver, Emma Thompson, Holly Hunter, Julianne Moore, Jamie Foxx and Cate Blanchett. Pacino was the second male actor, after Fitzgerald, to have been nominated for both a Best ... See more »

Trademark:

Surly but essentially moral characters with deep capacity for violence See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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